Articles by Dan Liebke

  • Shane Warne bowling for Australia against England in the 2006/07 Ashes series

    Shane Warne: His death is like his life – completely incomprehensible

    Dan Liebke pays tribute to Shane Warne, "an impossible cricketer who transcended legendary status".

  • Stuart Broad bowls Marnus Labuschagne in the fifth Ashes Test at Hobart
    The Ashes

    Broad and company: It’s our combined Ashes comedy XI

    Everyone loves a combined XI at the end of the series; ours is a little different/better.

  • The Ashes

    Sydney thriller showed how great Test cricket is – let’s make it even better

    That was a great Test. Test cricket is great. But can we make it even greater? Of course we can.

  • Ashes Australia
  • Steven Smith

    Steven Smith captained Australia again and it was no big deal

    Steven Peter Devereux Smith returned to the Australian captaincy for the second Test and it was no big deal. Assuming, of course, that you’re willing...

  • Josh Hazlewood celebrates the wicket of Jos Buttler in the first Ashes Test in Brisbane
    The Ashes

    England still suckers for the Brisbane stockbroker scam

    A year ago India managed to spectacularly breach the Gabba fortress. England acted like it had never happened.

  • Australia win Women's T20 World Cup
    Dan Liebke

    Why Cricket is the Greatest Sport, No. 15: Women

    Women's cricket gives/gave us more cricket. More reason than ever to cherish that.

  • Tim Paine Declarations Ashes Edgbaston
    Dan Liebke

    Why Cricket is the Greatest Sport, No. 14: Declarations

    "No more runs!" roars the captain with a dismissive wave of the hand.

  • Jos Buttler Vernon Philander sledging row
    Dan Liebke

    Why Cricket is the Greatest Sport, No. 13: Sledging

    A timely f***ing piece on why sledging makes cricket great.

  • Australia 60 all out Trent Bridge batting collapses PA
  • Brendon.McCullum-PA
    Dan Liebke

    Why Cricket is the Greatest Sport, No. 11: Elevens (aka XIs)

    Because who doesn't love a hypothetical eleven.

  • Ben Stokes Headingley England Australia Ridiculous Ashes PA
    Dan Liebke

    Why Cricket is the Greatest Sport, No. 10: The Ongoing Death of Test Cricket

    "Who says Test cricket is dying?" is said an awful lot more often than "Test cricket is dying."

  • Stuart.Broad_.Appeal.Cricket.PA_
    Dan Liebke

    Why Cricket is the Greatest Sport No. 9: Appeals

    Because appeals are amazing yet ridiculous in equal measures.